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U.S. and Canada Warn Against Travel to Haiti as Violent Protests Continue

The governments of the United States and Canada have warned people not to travel to Haiti as violent protests against President Jovenel Moïse continued on Friday in the capital and other cities in the Caribbean nation for the ninth straight [...]

Week 13 of ‘Yellow Vest’ Protests in France

PARIS — In the 13th straight weekend of “Yellow Vest” demonstrations in France, protesters showed no sign of letting up pressure on the government and did not appear appeased by concessions by President Emmanuel Macron. There [...]

Venezuela’s Opposition Gears Up for Major Protests

CARACAS, Venezuela — Opposition leaders in Venezuela are calling for the biggest protests yet against the authoritarian rule of Nicolás Maduro on Saturday, hoping to capitalize on international pressure to force him from power. The [...]

Venezuela’s Opposition Leader Calls for More Protests ‘If They Dare to Kidnap Me’

CARACAS, Venezuela — Risking arrest, Venezuela’s opposition leader attended a rally on Friday in his first public appearance since he declared himself president, and told supporters to maintain pressure on the authorities “if [...]

Is Zimbabwe’s President Showing His True Colors After Violent Protests?

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Maybe the scarf was just a scarf after all. Soon after ousting Robert Mugabe from power, Emmerson Mnangagwa, Zimbabwe’s president, started wearing a colorful scarf wherever he went, on cold and hot days alike, [...]

Tens of Thousands in Venezuela Join Protests Against Maduro

CARACAS, Venezuela — Tens of thousands of Venezuelans, many draped in their country’s flag, took to the streets on Wednesday, answering the opposition’s call for nationwide protests to force President Nicolás Maduro from office. “Freedom, [...]

Doctors to strike in Sudan as protests continue

CAIRO (AP) – Sudanese doctors say they will go on an indefinite strike to press demands for President Omar Bashir to step down. An independent coalition of professionals said the strike, which will begin Monday, will be the first in a [...]

Paris Is Fortified as 5th Week of ‘Yellow Vests’ Protests Bring Scuffles and Tear Gas

PARIS — Boarded-up shops. Empty cafes. Closed museums. And, for the most part, two main colors: the bright yellow vests of protesters and the black gear of riot police. For the fifth straight weekend, France was confronted by a determined [...]

‘Round 4’: Hundreds Arrested as Paris Braces for New ‘Yellow Vest’ Protests

But as several people pointed out, it is easy for anyone to don a yellow vest, including the professional vandals called “casseurs,” or breakers, by the French. “You can’t tell who is who,” said Zahed Quaraishi, an English banker [...]

‘Yellow Vest’ Protests Shook France. Here’s the Lesson for Climate Change.

Much more of the fuel tax proceeds, Mr. Kammen said, could have been used to lower the prices of electric vehicles, including taxis, to help make it more affordable for people to commute from areas with no public transportation links. [...]